B.A., University of Toronto, 1985
M.A., University of Toronto, 1986
LL.B., McGill University, 1989
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1991
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 1993
American Bar Association (ABA)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
International Bar Association (IBA)
Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC)
Licensing Executives Society (LES)
B.A., M.A., LL.B.
Jonathan’s practice covers all areas of trademark and copyright law including the acquisition, exploitation and enforcement of these rights.
Jonathan was co-counsel at trial in the case of A & W Food Services of Canada Inc. v. McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Ltd., which was the first reported trademark case in Canada dealing with a claim of "reverse confusion."
Jonathan has published several articles including, "Confidential Information and Property Rights: A Study of Employment Contracts" in the National Labour Review, "Reverse Engineering and Process Patents: When is the Process Disclosed?" in the Intellectual Property Journal, and "The Right to Privacy in Verbal Communication: Unauthorized Participant Recording" in the McGill Law Journal.
Jonathan is a member of the International Trademark Association's (INTA) Parallel Imports Committee (PIC). Jonathan is also a past member of the Canadian Trade-mark Agents Board of Examiners.
Jonathan is active in the community, serving as President of Northlea Community Child Care.
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